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Caramelized Turnips

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Caramelized Turnips
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 6
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Enjoy these caramelized turnips that are cooked in skillet – a perfect side dish.
Updated Feb 29, 2012

Ingredients

  • 2 lb turnips, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 5 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Steps

  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, place turnips in single layer. Add enough water to cover two thirds of turnips (to a depth of about 1/2 inch). Add butter, sugar, salt and pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Increase heat to medium-high. Cook uncovered 30 to 32 minutes or until water is evaporated and turnips are browned. Add 2 tablespoons water, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of skillet. Cook 1 minute longer or until turnips are glazed.

Nutrition

77 Calories, 4g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 10g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
77
Total Fat
4g
0%
Saturated Fat
2g
0%
Sodium
303mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
0%
Dietary Fiber
2g
0%
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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